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The Best Reuben Sliders

The Best Reuben Sliders

Hosting a summer gathering for friends who love to explore their palate with new, fresh recipes? Maybe you just need a great dish to bring to the next neighborhood picnic? Here’s a quick, easy, and light recipe to impress everyone this summer! Yield: 24 servings Ingredients • Prepared Thousand Island dressing • 6 grouper filets (or other firm white fish like halibut or tilapia), turkey can be substituted for the fish (we have used both) • Salt …

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Easter Table Decor & Buffet Styling Ideas

Easter Table Decor & Buffet Styling Ideas

Hosting Easter? Impress your guests by designing an attention-getting, impressive dessert buffet. Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t love dessert!? If you’re like us, dessert is your favorite part of any meal (or maybe sometimes it is the meal). Regardless, every guest can enjoy a beautifully designed Easter Dessert Bar whether you’re serving ‘just dessert’ or a plethora of options. Even the simplest desserts can gain ‘star power’ if dynamically displayed. Our biggest tip? Add interest …

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Food Bars Made Easy

Food Bars Made Easy

You’re prepping to host a party, running to the store to pick up last minute items, forgetting an ingredient or two along the way, and frantically sending someone to the store before guests arrive and it’s too late. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there before, and let’s face it, prepping a four course meal for a group of twelve just isn’t as simple as it used to be. Some of us can’t cook like our mothers and …

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How To Create A Swoon-Worthy Entertaining Closet

How To Create A Swoon-Worthy Entertaining Closet

The holidays have come and gone, and you’ve swapped the festive decor for a fresh, new look to kick off 2017, right? If you’re shaking your head yes (or even if your not) your ‘New Year’ mentality may have you running to the nearest hardware store to transform that old storage closest into a beautifully organized entertaining closet. Trish Flake from Uncommon Designs paved the way to creating a gorgeous, functional entertaining closest that is seriously swoon-worthy. …

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How to Store Holiday Décor Like a Pro

How to Store Holiday Décor Like a Pro

The Holidays have come and gone, and now we’re all trying to muster up some energy to take down the décor! Not to mention the added desire to store it ‘perfectly’ this year to make next year a bit easier. With all that in mind, we’ve set out to provide a step by step guide to Holiday Décor Storage that’ll leave you feeling like a pro. Before you throw out that wrapping paper, think about shredding …

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How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Leftovers

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Leftovers

Holiday leftovers. Many of us may find ourselves tossing out leftovers to avoid overindulging or because there’s just no space to store it! Instead of taking the easy route and choosing to ‘throw it out’, we’re dishing out our tips on how to utilize those holiday leftovers and eliminate the waste. Give it Away! If you’re hosting the holidays, have food storage containers on hand to send guests home with goodies. It’ll save space for …

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A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

When we think of the holidays, thoughts of Spiral Honey Ham, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Assorted Pies come to mind. But have we ever thought about doing something different or out of the ordinary? This year, our team decided to create a holiday menu that can’t be served ‘family-style’ and that swaps the Mashed Potatoes for Asparagus Crostini’s. Are we crazy? Absolutely not. Is it delicious? You know it! Our holiday spread includes Asparagus Crostini’s, Beef Rolls with Soy …

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How to Rock Your New Year’s Eve Celebration

How to Rock Your New Year’s Eve Celebration

Is there anything better than warm cookies and a big, tall glass of milk? Ask anyone on our team and we’ll tell you no! Inspired by our love for the traditional treat, we decided to come up with an adult-friendly version to enjoy.. at our New Year’s Eve Party! Whether you’re hitting the town this New Year’s Eve or hosting at home, you can easily whip up this ‘after midnight snack’ to end your night. (Don’t worry, …

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How to Secret Santa Like a Pro

How to Secret Santa Like a Pro

Ah, Secret Santa! For many of us, we share Secret Santa Gift Exchanges with our family, friends, and even our coworkers. As true fans of Secret Santa, we’ve found ourselves involved in (more so coordinating) several gift exchanges among our various circles. How do we do it and manage all of the other tasks that come with the holiday season? We’ll show you how! Starting with the guidelines is the best way to get everyone involved on the same page. While …

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Unique Holiday Wrapping Ideas You Have To Try

Unique Holiday Wrapping Ideas You Have To Try

“Presentation is everything” when is comes to gift wrapping according to Good Housekeeping’s Caroline Picard. Well Caroline, we agree! Holiday wrapping is admittedly one of our favorite things (yes, really!). Between the bows, accents, embellishments, gift tags, and beautiful gift wrap we just cant get enough! In attempt to share our love of beautifully wrapped gifts, we’ve rounded up six designs that have caught our eye. Traditional Gets an Upgrade with this dramatic bow design by Carolyne Roehm. Elegance is …

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